Peterborough County covers a large geography of more than 4,000 km² and serves a permanent population of over 55,700. Peterborough County’s annual budget supports the operation of provincially mandated programs and services, the development of vibrant healthy communities and maintains assets valued at nearly $973 million.

Draft 2021 Budget Meetings

All the below meetings will show live on our YouTube channel.

The timeline set out for this process is as follows:

  • January 21, 2021 – First Budget Presentation and preliminary budget overview, 9:30am
  • February 3, 2021 – Second Budget Presentation – Budget deliberation, 9:30am
  • February 3, 2021 – Third Budget Presentation – Public Open House, 6:00pm
  • February 17, 2021 – Fourth Budget Presentation – Budget Deliberation & Approval, 9:30am

2021 Budget Approved

Peterborough County Council approved the 2021 Budget on February 17, 2021. The total increase is 2.23% which includes a dedicated infrastructure levy of 2.5%.

The increase equates to $7.15/$100,000 of residential assessment.

Pie chart showing breakdown of percent of tax dollars

The budget presentation has been created in a new creative and interactive format, see link below.  We also welcome your positive constructive feedback. Please take the time to complete the survey at the end of the presentation.

This presentation will be updated as the Council deliberations progress.

Peterborough County 2021 Budget Presentation

2021 Budget Issue Papers